TRC is one of the 30 start-ups that all have the potential to become leaders in addressing climate change issues in commercially viable ways. The selected cleantech start-ups have been recognized as the most promising in the portfolio of Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator – the world’s largest of its kind.
Once raw materials are ready (composites from wind blades) the treatment by R3FIBER technology is performed, in which glass and carbon fiber reinforced composite is subjected to different heating curves in controlled atmosphere and temperature, and after that a cleaning phase.
Conditions of the process allow the decomposition of the resin and the obtention of high quality recycled fiber (0% resins), fuel and synthesis gas suitable for cogeneration
TRC has been classified among more than 3000 companies from around the world to be part of the 100 pitches competition. 100 pitches competition is considered one of the largest competitions in the world dedicated to startups, whose winner gets € 500,000 for the development of their company.
Slush is a startup and tech event, organized annually in Helsinki, Finland. In 2016, Slush gathered 17,500 attendees, including 2,300 startups, 1,100 investors and 600 journalists, together representing 130 countries. The specific purpose of Slush is to arrange meetings between investors and startup founders: in 2017, there were 1327 registered investors and 2500 startups, which had scheduled ca. 7000 “matchmaking” meetings.
TRC has been classified as the Spanish representative of CimateKIC Spain in the Climate Impact Battle. Climate Impact battle is the competition organized by climateKIc that brings together the two best business projects focused on the mitigation of climate change in each European country with representation of climateKIC.
TRC was one point away from the Grand Final. The event was held in Helsinki in Slush (considered one of the most important events in the world of innovation).